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Othello 2020

AU Production of Othello a Poignant Reminder of Society's Ills

Sadly, the evils of racism, the injustice of victim-blaming and the difficulty of seeing the world through others’ eyes are not uncommon to the human experience. Case in point: William Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello, w...

magi

AU’s MAGI project bearing gifts of comfort – and joy

Quentin arrived at his elementary school one morning wearing a grown-man’s jeans, cinched tight with a belt, their frayed edges peeking beneath his worn T-shirt. He wore no socks, his ankles bitten by the winter cold. H...

4 AU students reach nationals in vocal competition

Four AU students reach nationals in vocal competition

The National Association of Teachers of Singing National Student Auditions (NSA) Semi-Finalists were recently announced. Four South Carolina School of the Arts students qualified for the NSA through their success at stat...

AU Summer Rep theatre returns for fifth year

AU Summer Rep Theatre returns for fifth year

The South Carolina School of the Arts, at Anderson University, is giving 19 high school students the chance to hone their theatre skills and earn college credit with “AU Rep,” a summer repertory theatre experience intend...

ADDY Awards

AU graphic design students earn district ADDYs

Anderson University graphic design students earned a record 7 Student American Advertising Awards (formerly known as ADDY Awards) in district competition. District 3 includes the Carolinas and Virginia. Anderson students...

AU Playhouse stages Ibsen classic "A Doll's House" this week

The final show in “The Power of Love” season at the AU Playhouse, A Doll's House, runs this weekend only, Wednesday through Saturday April 6-9 at 7:30 PM with an additional 2:00 PM matinee on Saturday, April 9 in Belk Th...

Popular Festival of Keys returns Feb. 12

The South Carolina School of the Arts is pleased bring back a community favorite in musical performance, The Festival of Keys, on February 12th at 7:30pm in the Henderson Auditorium of the Rainey Fine Arts Center. A mus...

South Carolina School of the Arts Theater Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry

Theatre Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry featured on prominent Greenville website

This month, Greenvilleonline.com featured a story announcing the one-woman show by the South Carolina School of the Arts Theatre Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry. It explained the premise behind YESNOMAYBE: The...

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AU Musical Theatre student Craig Smith wins second place in national competition

Craig Smith, an AU musical theatre major and Anderson, South Carolina, native, won second place in his category at the 2015 National Student Auditions hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Singing. ...

Dr. Deborah McEniry

AU Theatre Professor Chosen for NYC Festival

Upstate theatre-goers will have an opportunity to see YESNOMAYBE: The Doppelganger and the Professor before it goes to New York City for the prestigious United Solo Theater Festival next month. The performance is fr...

Summer Repertory Theatre Returns

The Anderson University Summer Repertory Theatre returns to the South Carolina School of the Arts on June 22nd as area high school actors join with Anderson University actors and alumni to stage two plays. This year, the...

Candace Weddle, AU Art History Professor

AU Art History Professor Chosen for European Art Seminar

Candace Weddle, faculty member in the South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to parti...

Famous jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval stressed determination at master class

The South Carolina School of the Arts welcomed the world-famous jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval on campus March 20 for a master class and seminar.  Sandoval grew up in poverty in Cuba and defected to the United Stat...

Popular "President's Gala" Coming April 17th

Popular "President's Gala" Coming April 17

President and Mrs. Evans Whitaker cordially invite the Anderson community to the annual President’s Gala. A host of talented singers, dancers and instrumentalists will present the free concert on Friday, April 17, 2015,...

AU Choirs Present Spring Concert with Brass, Woodwind Ensembles

AU Choirs Present Spring Concert with Brass, Woodwind Ensembles

The choirs of Anderson University will present their annual spring concert at First Baptist Church of Anderson 7:30 Tuesday, March 3. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend this inspirational event and to bri...

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